Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 444

Events NEVIS POPULATION 12,106 (2013) OFFICIAL LANGUAGE English CURRENCY Eastern Caribbean Dollar (1 US dollar equals 2.67 Eastern Caribbean ) JANUARY 11 Alexander Hamilton’s Birthday This annual auspicious event is hosted by the Nevis Historical and Cultural Society. SIZE FEBRUARY CAPITAL CITY The focus this month is on the history and culture of the island with various events held throughout the island hosted by the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society. www.nevisheritage.org 93 sq. kilometers Charlestown AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 280 C / 820 F History and Heritage Month MARCH Annual Nevis to St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim This is a 4km swim starting at Oualie Beach on Nevis and accross the “Narrows” ending at Cockleshell Beach, St. Kitts. For more information, and to register, visit: www.nevistostkittscrosschannelswim.com St. Kitts & Nevis Photo Credit: Tim W.